PayPal Commerce Platform

Get started with PayPal Commerce Platform

Learn how to set up your account and start using a payment solution for your business. Don't have a PayPal business account? Sign up now.

Make sure your account is ready to accept payments

Follow these setup steps to get seller ready.

Confirm your email

If you haven’t already, confirm your email address to start accepting payments.

Provide your business name

Confirm your business name to appear on your customers’ credit card or bank statement.

Access your funds

Link your bank account to your PayPal Business account to transfer funds.

Accept payments

Make shopping fast and easy for your customers.

PayPal Commerce Platform provides you with a simple way to accept payments, whether you have your own online store or sell through a marketplace. It’s easy to get started—just follow a few simple steps and collect your first payment.

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  • Help increase sales by letting your customers pay the way they want. PayPal Checkout allows you to accept some of the most popular payment methods in 200+ markets, including PayPal, credit and debit cards, and other alternative payment methods – all through a single integration on your website.

  • If you have built your website through a shopping cart or other ecommerce platform, check with your provider for how to accept PayPal on your site.

    If you don’t have a website yet, visit our solution providers directory to learn how you can start building one today.

  • There are two options for integrating PayPal checkout with your site:

    1. Work with a developer: Share our five steps with a developer to get the code and API credentials to set up your payments and add code to your site. Learn More.
    2. Work with one of our ecommerce platform partners that already has PayPal integrated into their platform. See the list.

Detailed Payment Request Template

To create a detailed payment request template for your business, click the 'Save' drop-down menu at the top of your  detailed payment request, choose 'Save as Template' and give your template a unique name for you to use next time.

PayPal Business App

Download the PayPal Business app to create and send invoices on the go. Just log in, select 'Create an invoice' and fill out your item details. You can also manage account activity and send payment reminders whenever you need to.

Streamline operations

Explore the key tools available with PayPal Commerce Platform.

View your activity

Check the status of all payments from your PayPal business account's 'Activity' tab. Tap a transaction for more details.

Resolve customer queries

We can help if something goes wrong. Respond to unauthorized activity or transaction issues straight from the Resolution Center under the 'Tools' tab.

Manage your funds

Easily withdraw money from your PayPal account to your bank account--just click 'Transfer money' and enter the amount you'd like to move.

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